Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: August 2018


What Phenomena Means to Naturalist Pagans by Kansas Stanton

Who knows what Steve is. Maybe someday we’ll find out that it’s just reflections from shields and armor.

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[Dead Ideas] “Viking Shieldmaidens and Badass Women”, by B. T. Newberg

We’re continuing to explore the Viking world, and today we ask: did Viking women really fight? Were they truly badass?

In this episode, we bring you historical and archaeological evidence, and plenty of stories of women in the Viking Age.

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Walking Barefoot: What Science Is Good For (and What It Isn’t)

Paganism invites us to plunge into matter, to lose ourselves in the sensual experience of the world. But sometimes our big brains get in the way. For me, paganism isn’t an invitation to believe in pseudoscience. It’s an invitation to experience the world without any preconceived notions of what is and isn’t real.

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The Moon Steps Aside to give us the Perseid Meteor Shower! by Starstuff, Contemplating

She thought she could now actually feel the Earth turn–not just imagine it in her head, but really feel it in the pit of her stomach. It was like descending in a fast elevator. She craned her neck back further,…

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On Pentagrams and a Cool New Symbol for Atheopaganism

A single, recognizable symbol for an idea, movement or spiritual path is important – both because it is a quick way to convey a lot of information, as well as because it helps group cohesion form.

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